Troublemaking: more questions about Canada’s plutonium funding and nuclear weapons proliferation
Canadians should be alarmed by Ottawa’s seemingly cavalier attitude to the security dangers inherent in its embrace and subsidization of private companies hawking promises of nuclear techno-fixes to our climate change obligations.
In March 2021, Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc, pictured, along with the department of Industry, Science and Economic Development (ISED) and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) announced funding in the amount of $50.5-million to Moltex Energy, a U.K. start-up now based in Saint John. The New Brunswick government had previously given Moltex $5-million, write Janice Harvey and Susan O'Donnell. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade